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From the PWP Instagram Feed: Diane Arbus and the new Whitney

From the PWP Instagram Feed: Diane Arbus and the new Whitney
Seen at a preview of the new Whitney Museum: Diane Arbus (b. 1923 NY, d. 1971) “A family on their lawn one Sunday in Westchester” from 1968. The piece is part of the museum-wide exhibit “America is Hard to See” which draws upon the museum’s extensive collection for a show that is meant to, as the NY Times explains, examine “the ideas, beliefs, visions, and passions that have preoccupied and galvanized American artists over the past one hundred and fifteen years” in a show that is further described as “the most ambitious display to date of the Whitney’s collection.” See it and the new Whitney. -Michele Dragonetti, PWP Social Media Committee

Anne Sherwood Pundyk On Feminism & Art

Anne Sherwood Pundyk On Feminism & Art
  Anne Sherwood Pundyk is a painter based in Manhattan and Mattituck. She is currently working on a new body of work called “The Revolution Will Be Painted.” She graciously agreed to share her thoughts on feminism, and the feminist arts magazine Girls Against God. PWP: What is Girls Against God, and why did you feel the need to start it? Anne Sherwood Pundyk: Girls Against God (GAG) is a radical feminist arts magazine. The magazine started as a twinkle in the eye of artist and musician, Bianca Casady; Sierra, her sister and partner in their duo, “CocoRosie,” coined the title. Sophie Morner, of Capricious, green-lighted its publication. Bianca invited me at the start of the magazine to work with [continue reading...]

NYC History on View at the Jefferson Market Library

NYC History on View at the Jefferson Market Library
As this image from Darleen Rubin’s exhibition Before the Garden shows, the NYC “Save Our Libraries” campaign has been around for decades. But never was it more glamorous than in 1974 when it was graced by the New York Dolls. In this exhibit, Rubin, who has been photographing her West Village neighborhood for many years, focuses on change at the Jefferson Market Library. There are images of the dismantling of the infamous women’s house of detention next door, the garden that replaced it, and the NY Dolls performance. A must for students of city history and change. Free. Through Feb. 25. At Jefferson Market Library (425 Sixth Ave., at 10th St.). Mon./Wed 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Tues./Thurs. 11 a.m.–6 p.m. Fri./Sat. 10 [continue reading...]

PWP Installation Opening at Soho Photo Gallery

PWP Installation Opening at Soho Photo Gallery
We, Au Natural, an installation by Professional Women Photographers will open Tuesday, January 6th, at Manhattan’s Soho Photo Gallery. It features 122  8″ x 8″ metal images by women photographers who took a close and unvarnished look at women’s bodies. The result is a mosaic of unexpected juxtapositions, abstractions and truths, that come together for a strong and provocative visual impact. We, Au Natural was previously exhibited at Brooklyn Fire Proof in Bushwick, and the PDN PhotoExpo at the Jacob Javits Convention Center. The opening reception will take place on January 6th from 6-8 PM, at Soho Photo Gallery, 15 White Street. The exhibition will run though January 31st, and can be viewed from Wednesday to Sunday 1:00 to 6 [continue reading...]

“Cell” Yourself Sunday Entries

“Cell” Yourself Sunday Entries
Throughout the day we will be posting the Sunday entries to the PWP “Cell” Yourself contest. The challenge takes place at PWP’s booth #1209 at the PDN Photo Expo at the Javits Center, where you can arrange the props and lighting of the setup anyway you like. Then mail your photos to contest@pwponline.org and they will be posted, with winners determined at the end of each day. (For complete rules click here) Good luck to all! We look forward to seeing your images. Melanie Hill: Jos Taylor: Benedict Cupid: